The median contractor rate for an Information Security Manager was £479 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 573 603
Rank change year-on-year +10 +30  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Manager 47 78 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 59 24
Median daily rate £479 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.85% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £600 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Information Security Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Information Security Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Manager in the UK

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Manager in the UK

Information Security Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Manager over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Manager in the UK

Information Security Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Manager in the UK

Information Security Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 45 £479 -8.85% 23
London +7 21 £490 -8.83% 6
South East +28 15 £500 +5.26% 6
Berkshire +29 10 £550 +22.22% 2
Reading - 4 £550 -
Yorkshire +20 3 £500 +5.26% 1
City of London 0 3 £788 +43.18% 1
Kent - 3 £500 -
North West +21 2 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £400 -
North East - 2 £400 -
Leeds - 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £400 -
Maidstone - 2 - -
Sheffield +8 1 - -
Surrey +6 1 £325 -35.00% 2
South Yorkshire +6 1 - -
South West -3 1 £413 -14.50% 2
Luton -3 1 £475 -13.63% 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 £425 -19.04%
East of England -9 1 £475 - 3
Bedfordshire -9 1 £475 -13.63% 1
Wales - 1 £401 -
South Wales - 1 £401 -
Cardiff - 1 £401 -
Wiltshire - 1 £413 - 1
Swindon - 1 £413 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £550 - 1

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Information Security Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Information Security Manager in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (34.18%) Project Management
3 24 (30.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (27.85%) PCI DSS
5 21 (26.58%) CISSP
6 20 (25.32%) CISM
6 20 (25.32%) Finance
7 19 (24.05%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (22.78%) Risk Management
8 18 (22.78%) Data Protection
9 16 (20.25%) GDPR
10 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
11 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (13.92%) Data Privacy
13 10 (12.66%) Legal
13 10 (12.66%) CISA
13 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.39%) Retail
14 9 (11.39%) Information Security Governance
15 8 (10.13%) ISMS
15 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
16 7 (8.86%) ITIL
16 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
16 7 (8.86%) Security Management
16 7 (8.86%) Data Loss Prevention
17 6 (7.59%) Identity Access Management
17 6 (7.59%) Information Security Management
17 6 (7.59%) Programme Management
17 6 (7.59%) Intel

Information Security Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.27%) DMZ
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.27%) SMS
2 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Legal
3 9 (11.39%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (6.33%) PMI
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) FMCG
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (34.18%) Project Management
3 19 (24.05%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (22.78%) Data Protection
4 18 (22.78%) Risk Management
5 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (13.92%) Data Privacy
6 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.39%) Information Security Governance
9 8 (10.13%) ISMS
10 7 (8.86%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (8.86%) ITIL
10 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.86%) Security Management
11 6 (7.59%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (7.59%) Information Security Management
11 6 (7.59%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.59%) SIEM
12 5 (6.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) CISSP
2 20 (25.32%) CISM
3 10 (12.66%) CISA
4 5 (6.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.80%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) CEH
6 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.27%) CISMP
7 1 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.27%) ISSMP
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (27.85%) PCI DSS
3 16 (20.25%) GDPR
4 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (5.06%) PMO
5 2 (2.53%) COBIT
5 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.27%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.27%) QA
6 1 (1.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Intel
2 6 (7.59%) McAfee
3 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Citrix
3 1 (1.27%) Qualys
3 1 (1.27%) SAP
3 1 (1.27%) VMware
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